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Chef Pon's Asian Kitchen

12 Mill Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 465 5846
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Mill Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great relaxed place to eat , no fuss , lovely menu and in particular the Balinese curry is fantastic with coconut rice. Vegetables can be easily substituted in all recipes . A ideal venue for a group of friends for a casual affordable night out...More

Thank Gavster Bedlington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu Aromatic duck super followed by Ostrich Mongolian style truly superb spice med just right Jungle beef also excellent .Richard our waiter also gave very good service . The house Sav Blanc great compliment to good food .

Thank sportingagent
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We liked the Tom Ka Gai soup, and the curry mussamun with beef—once we added a bit more spice. Service was very good—especially for a group of our size.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Chef Pons was recommended to us by a South African friend who used to frequent it some ten years ago. We had fancied some good Asian food at a decent price. And that's what we got. It's a wide ranging menu which some nice options....More

Thank owenrm0
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the vegetarian stir fry and chilli steamed fish. Great atmosphere with dim lights. Good for family outing as well. One more food item I would like to try out. Will be back definitely

Thank margareta454
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely meal but just before leaving I went to the ladies and my husband went to the gents. Both were in a terrible state! Dirty, smelly and water all over the floor. A filthy rag lying in the corner. We were just...More

1  Thank KaziTraveller
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was sling very busy when we were there. The wait staff were very friendly and efficient. The food was very good, reasonably priced and came out within a good time frame. The atmosphere could use some work just to make the experience even...More

Thank Lilé P
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for some thai food around 9pm in cape town. We found this one and we were amazed by the good food.it felt like being in Thailand. Highly recommended

Thank philipperech
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I visited this restaurant with friends recently and was delighted to find such a great variety of Asian food, a great service and lovely ambience. The menu was extensive and as a vegetarian, I found much that I could order. I will definitely return.

Thank lianeCapeTown
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Read mixed reviews but we went on a Monday evening and although not what you'd call busy there were a few tables occupied. We waited a long time for our food as we only ordered main courses and that was probably because 2 of our...More

Thank Marion S
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Kevin C
16 May 2016|
Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
I had only had the Thai duck jungle curry, not the peking duck. The flavours were abdolutely fabulous. The best tasting Asian food I've had for quite some time. You won't be disappointed eating at Chef Pons.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Mill Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central>  > City Bowl
  • Neighbourhood: City Bowl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 465 5846
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